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United States / 21-07-2017

45 senators support bill that makes boycotting Israel a crime

45 senators support bill that makes boycotting Israel a crime

A bill that would criminalise boycotts against Israel has been signed by 45 US senators and 237 congressman.   The so-called “Israel Anti-Boycott Act” would impose fines of up to $250,000 (£192,000) on ...

United Nations / 19-07-2017

Colorado man arrested over ‘nuke israel’ vandalism

Colorado man arrested over ‘nuke israel’ vandalism

Police have arrested a man who they say vandalized a Colorado Springs Chabad synagogue with the message “”Fight terror, Nuke Israel” last month.  William Scott Planer, a white supremacist who lives in Denver, faces misdemeanor charges.  He’s ...

Canada / 18-07-2017

Canadian police issue arrest warrant for antisemitic imam

Canadian police issue arrest warrant for antisemitic imam

Police in Montreal, Canada, have issued an arrest warrant for a Palestinian-Jordanian imam accusing him of willful promotion of hatred, following speeches that demonize Jews and use the Quran to ...

Canada / 18-07-2017

Canadian filmmaker exposes Roger Waters' antisemitic side

Canadian filmmaker exposes Roger Waters' antisemitic side

Director Ian Halperin says that he's interviewed musicians who have worked with Waters who says that the Pink Floyd bassist has been "anti-Jewish" for more than 25 years. A Canadian Jewish filmmaker who is making ...

Britain / 17-07-2017

BDS supporter Ken Loach profiting from Israel 'every year'

BDS supporter Ken Loach profiting from Israel 'every year'

Is famous British director Ken Loach, one of the most vocal supporters of the BDS movement, excluding himself from the boycott effort he so vigorously pushes on others?  Nearly all of Loach's most ...

Canada / 17-07-2017

Music platforms drop antisemitic Canadian rapper as montreal police launch hate crime investigation

Music platforms drop antisemitic Canadian rapper as montreal police launch hate crime investigation

Following complaints from a leading Jewish organization in Canada, global music distributors have begun removing songs recorded by a viciously antisemitic rapper that exhort listeners to kill Jews.    B’nai Brith Canada announced on ...

France / 17-07-2017

Macron: Anti-Zionism is a reinvented form of antisemitism

Macron: Anti-Zionism is a reinvented form of antisemitism

French President Emmanuel Macron delivered forceful remarks on Sunday at a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the deportation of Jews from Paris, attacking his political rival Marine Le Pen and other figures ...

United States / 16-07-2017

Neo-Nazi on the run after Montana Jewish woman sues him

Neo-Nazi on the run after Montana Jewish woman sues him

Andrew Anglin, one of America’s most notorious antisemites, is said to be on the run and in hiding in order to avoid a lawsuit filed by a Montana Jewish woman.  Tanya Gersh, a Jewish real ...

United States / 15-07-2017

Jewish groups protest Roger Waters concert in Miami

Jewish groups protest Roger Waters concert in Miami

Controversy surrounded rocker Roger Waters’ Thursday night concert at American Airlines Arena as pro-Israel protesters rallied against the Pink Floyd co-founder.  Fans at Thursday’s show were greeted by a roaming message that read ...

United States / 13-07-2017

Nassau official calls on county to cancel Roger Waters concert

Nassau official calls on county to cancel Roger Waters concert

A Nassau lawmaker says allowing Pink Floyd rocker Roger Waters to perform at the Nassau Coliseum would be in violation of a local law that takes a stand against Israeli discrimination.    Legislator Howard ...

Britain / 13-07-2017

Theresa May orders investigation into the abuse of MPs

Theresa May orders investigation into the abuse of MPs

Theresa May orders an investigation into the intimidation of parliamentary candidates after MPs told how they received death threats and abuse during the recent election campaign.  Theresa May today ordered an investigation into ...

Greece / 12-07-2017

Four men arrested for vandalizing holocaust memorial in Kavala

Police say they have arrested four men, who used hammers to smash the marble veneer on the Holocaust memorial in Kavala three months ago. All four men are Greek citizens, aged 40, ...

United States / 12-07-2017

North Carolina lawmakers approve anti-BDS bill

North Carolina lawmakers approve anti-BDS bill

The House Bill 161 titled “Divestment from Companies That Boycott Israel” requires North Carolina state institutions to cease all contracts with companies that boycott Israeli companies and/or products made in Israel. The bill ...

United States / 10-07-2017

Friends, family gather at home to write words of love over spray-painted antisemitic graffiti

Friends, family gather at home to write words of love over spray-painted antisemitic graffiti

Earlier this week, a grotesque display of hate appeared on the Simones family's mailbox, but rather than be intimidated, they couple said they took a stance and saw an opportunity.    "Instead of just painting over ...

Poland / 10-07-2017

Polish former priest indicted for inciting hatred against Jews

Polish former priest indicted for inciting hatred against Jews

The prosecutor’s office in the western Poland city of Wroclaw issued an indictment on Sunday against former priest Jacek Międlar for “public incitement to hatred based on religious and national differences.”  He could ...

Britain / 09-07-2017

Radiohead frontman appears to curse pro-Palestinian protesters at show

Radiohead frontman appears to curse pro-Palestinian protesters at show

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke apparently flipped off pro-Palestinian protesters at a Friday concert in Glasgow, Scotland, amid a continuing campaign to pressure the band to cancel its upcoming gig in ...

Austria / 05-07-2017

Austrian Bishop resigns from NGO over antisemitism at Palestinian event

Austrian Bishop resigns from NGO over antisemitism at Palestinian event

Bishop Manfred Scheuer resigned on Monday as president of the Catholic peace organization Pax Christi in Austria because of outbreaks of antisemitism within the NGO and at a Pax Christi event with the ...

Germany / 02-07-2017

Germany passes law against online hate speech

Germany passes law against online hate speech

German lawmakers approved a bill on Friday aimed at cracking down on hate speech on social networks, which critics say could have drastic consequences for free speech online.   The measure approved is designed ...

South Africa / 02-07-2017

Cosatu's Bongani Masuku must apologise for comments directed at SA Jews

Cosatu's Bongani Masuku must apologise for comments directed at SA Jews

The South African Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) is standing by for an apology. This comes as the Equality Court on Thursday found that the Congress of SA Trade Unions' international relations spokesperson‚ ...